There are 8 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Charing Cross by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 to London Paddington Heathrow Express
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station Bakerloo

$29 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N9

$3

6 alternative options

Tube  •  48 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to Leicester Square Underground Station Piccadilly

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Charing Cross 17.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Charing Cross 17.3 miles

$3 - $6

Shuttle  •  28 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Heathrow Airport to Charing Cross

$55 - $80

Towncar  •  28 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Charing Cross 17.3 miles

$90 - $130

Uber  •  28 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Charing Cross 17.3 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Charing Cross is to bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Charing Cross is to train and Tube which takes 28 min and costs £22 - £35.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Charing Cross is 23 km. The road distance is 28 km.

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It takes approximately 28 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Charing Cross, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Charing Cross, England?

London Buses operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Charing Cross every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to Leicester Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$40 - $55
uberACCESS
$45 - $65
uberASSIST
$45 - $65
uberX
$45 - $65
uberXL
$65 - $90
UberEXEC
$90 - $130
UberLUX
$150 - $210
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Heathrow Airport to Charing Cross
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Charing Cross
Estimated price
$90 - $130

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